How To Effectively Overcome The Writer’s Block Using These 8 Super-Simple Tricks

Thanks to these hacks, I can consistently churn out 1,500 to 2,000-word articles day in and day out easily.

Azleen Abdul Rahim


I have gone through this challenging time a few times before. The recent one was two months ago. Yes, writer’s block can be a major obstacle, especially for serious content writers or bloggers like me who need to produce engaging content regularly. As someone well-versed in this department, the pressure to constantly create cool beneficial stories in the form of insightful articles can be seriously daunting. Guess what, yours truly is writing almost daily here. My newsletter, Pelantar, publishes articles daily. I know. Fortunately, certain strategies can help us overcome writer’s block and rekindle our creativity.

To some people, one of the best ways to overcome writer’s block is to simply start writing. They say, don’t worry about whether or not what we’re writing is good; just get the words out there first. Start with a draft. We might be surprised at what comes out. If you have this and are still struggling with writer’s block, it is okay. This thing is common. I tried it before. Perhaps with these simple hacks, you can break through the creative barrier and start producing engaging content again.

Writer’s block, what is that?

Before we get into the nitty-gritty of the hacks, I want you to have a solid understanding of what writer’s block is and what causes it. Often, writer’s block is a result of a combination of factors, including burnout, laziness, self-doubt, and a lack of inspiration. When we’re feeling burned out, it can be difficult to focus and concentrate, which makes it hard to come up with new ideas. Laziness can also contribute to writer’s block, as it can lead us to procrastinate and avoid writing altogether. Self-doubt can be a major barrier to creativity, as it can make us feel like we’re not good enough to write anything worthwhile. And finally, a lack of inspiration can simply make it difficult to come up with anything to write about.

Acknowledgement of this state is the first step towards overcoming it. Once we understand what’s causing our writer’s block, we can start to…